Cost of living in Pyongyang, North Korea compared to Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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These prices were last updated on February 26, 2017. Exchange rate: 0.00762 USD / KPW *

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Cost of living in Pyongyang (North Korea) is 439% more expensive than in Anchorage, Alaska (United States)

For example, you would need at least $20,203 (2,651,339 ₩) in Pyongyang to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with $3,750 in Anchorage, Alaska.

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